The video shows the man standing on the top of a parked Maruti Suzuki Alto on a busy road in front of a shopping mall, throwing Rs 20 currency notes in the air, with people circling around his car in a bid to collect as much money as they can. The video then shows how this act resulted in a traffic jam in the area, and Jaipur Police was quick to take cognizance.
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“A person attempting to gain social media fame by throwing money from top of a car in Jaipur was arrested on October 3, 2023,” announced Jaipur Police on their official X (formerly Twitter) handle. Jaipur Police also announced that the viral incident resulted in an arrest under section 151 of the Criminal Procedure Code, with the vehicle involved being seized under the Motor Vehicles Act, 1988.
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A similar incident was reported in Gurugram earlier this year when a YouTuber was arrested after throwing fake currency on road from the back of a moving vehicle. According to the police, the miscreants were trying to recreate the money-chasing scene from Shahid Kapoor and KK Menon starrer web series ‘Farzi’. Both of them were latter arrested and also changed under the MV act.